A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Good lessons about conservation and the importance of the environment.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Copious bikini shots of Cameron Diaz and Jessica Alba.
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Some adolescent stuff.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Some drinking. Kid Rock talks about throwing up after imbibing too much.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that despite the show's MTV touches -- bikini-clad stars, drinking, naughty talk -- it could serve to educate teens somewhat about the environment, geography, and how different people live in the world.
Is It Any Good?
This is still MTV, so it's not purely educational. There is drinking, some mild language, and, in the Honduras episode, lots of shots of Diaz and Alba in their bathing suits. The celebs mingle with the locals, which is sometimes cool (surfer Kelly Slater catches waves with local kids, all of them using disused lumber), but sometimes patronizing (as when Diaz asks a local man how many children he has). Diaz is a likable enough host who seems willing to do just about everything. Viewers see her handle a pink python she spots in the wild, and eat honey straight from a bug's booty. And MTV should be applauded for trying to do something more educational than Punk'd.
But, while there are some earth-friendly facts flashed across the screen throughout the show, the eco-premise just isn't cohesive enough, so in the end it doesn't seem completely sincere. The celebs arrive at a beautiful spot, learn about a big problem, explore a bit, meet some people, then leave. If they did more work while they were there -- or if Diaz assembled a complete cast of stars who really got into the project -- it would make for a smoother ride.
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